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USN-5864-1: Fig2dev vulnerabilities

13 February 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Fig2dev.

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Releases

Packages

  • fig2dev - Utilities for converting XFig figure files

Details

Frederic Cambus discovered that Fig2dev incorrectly handled certain image
files. If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a certain
specially crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2019-14275)

It was discovered that Fig2dev incorrectly handled certain image files. If
a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a certain specially
crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
a denial of service. (CVE-2019-19555, CVE-2019-19797, CVE-2020-21529,
CVE-2020-21530, CVE-2020-21531, CVE-2020-21532, CVE-2020-21533,
CVE-2020-21534, CVE-2020-21535, CVE-2020-21675, CVE-2020-21676,
CVE-2021-3561)

It was discovered that Fig2dev incorrectly handled certain image files. If
a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a certain specially
crafted input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
a denial of service. (CVE-2021-32280)

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.